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Denver Sheriff's Deputy Fired After Failure To Report Use Of Force

DENVER (CBS4)- A Denver Sheriff’s deputy has been fired for his failure to report the use of force he witnessed during an incident between a fellow deputy and an inmate. 316 more words


FBI Investigates Missouri Officer's Stun Gun Use

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue a 17-year-old during a traffic stop, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition. 387 more words

National News

FBI to investigate tasing incident involving 17-year-old Bryce Masters

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — As Bryce Masters, 17, of Independence remains in the hospital in critical condition, the FBI will begin reviewing the police tasing incident… 325 more words


Seattle Cops Crowdsourcing Legal Battle Against DOJ-Imposed Excessive Force Remedies

Source: TechDirt, by Tim Cushing, Sep 12th 2014

from the cops-ask-public-to-front-money-in-return-for-gunshot-wounds-later dept

Reaping what you sow doesn’t seem to be an operative metaphor in the law enforcement world. 376 more words


St. Louis outlines changes after police shooting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says that a fatal shooting has led to a change in his department’s use of force policy. 105 more words


WATCH: Police Take Turns Beating Bronx Man After Search Turns Up Nothing


A Bronx man has accused a half-dozen NYPD officers of taking turns beating and kicking him after he asked an officer why he had been searched when she was responding to a noise complaint, according to  … 412 more words

Civil Rights

DragNet: September 1 - 7, 2014

“The flow is not one way, (defense) institutions also return home transformed,” writes Stuart Schrader in his post Police Empire. Stuart helped us kick-off the month of September, picking up again with the theme of police militarization. 423 more words